James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio, Harlem, 1940′s

VanDerZeeStudio125A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s studio located on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, in the 1940′s.  Continue Reading →

Elder Clayhorn Martin ‘The Barefoot Prophet,’ In Harlem 1929

James Van Der Zee The Barefoot ProphetAmong the many aspects of Harlem life that VanDerZee captured on film, he is perhaps most noted for his studio portraits. Continue Reading →

Harlem Cultural Jewels Tour Part Of Harlem Advocacy Week

By Yolande Brener

Imagining America is a consortium of universities dedicated to civic engagement in the arts. As part of Harlem Advocacy Week, which ran from October 1 to October 7, I attended Imagining America’s tour of Harlem’s Cultural Jewels. Continue Reading →